6 Simple & Delicious Soup Recipes

2) Onion Soup Of France (2 of 6)

Onion Soup Of France

2) Onion Soup Of France (2 of 6)



This recipe contains many onions, but do not fear, as you will not have onion breath after eating this.

This delicious soup, inspired by the French, is a wonderful appetizer to serve at dinners.


  • 2 tsp of olive oil
  • 4 cups of sweet onion (sliced vertically)
  • 4 cups of red onion (sliced vertically)
  • 1/2 tsp of sugar
  • 1/4 tsp of salt
  • 1/2 tsp of black pepper
  • 8 cups of beef broth (low sodium)
  • 1/4 cup of dry white wine
  • 8 slices low-fat and low-sodium Swiss cheese
  • 1/4 tsp of thyme (chopped)
  • 8 slices of French bread (cut into 1-inch cubes)


  1. In a Dutch oven, heat oil over medium-high heat.
  2. Add onions to the pan and sauté for about 5 minutes.
  3. Stir in pepper, sugar, and 1/4 tsp of salt.
  4. Decrease the heat to medium, cook for about 20 minutes, and keep stirring.
  5. Raise the heat to medium-high and sauté for about 5 minutes.
  6. Add in wine and cook for another minute.
  7. Add thyme and broth and bring it to a boil.
  8. Cover the pot, decrease the heat, and allow it to simmer for 2 hours.
  9. Preheat your broilers.
  10. On a baking sheet, place the bread in a single layer.
  11. Broil it for about 2 minutes, switching sides after 1 minute.
  12. Place 8 bowls on a jellyroll pan.
  13. Pour 1 cup of soup in all the bowls.
  14. Put bread and a slice of cheese in each bowl.
  15. Broil it for about 3 minutes and serve.


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